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Publication #RFSR022

Insect Identification Form1

Lyle J. Buss2

The Insect Identification Form (SR022) is the form that must accompany samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Insect Identification Service.

Fill out the submission form as completely as possible. Write in pencil or permanent ink that will resist smearing in case the form gets wet, or else place the form in a separate zip lock bag. For each sample, enclose an $8.00 check or money order made payable to the University of Florida.

Please see Insect Identification Lab website for more information.

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This document is RFSR022, one of a series of the Entomology and Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date October 1998. Revised January 2013. Reviewed June 2019. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.


Lyle J. Buss, senior biological scientist, Insect Identification Lab, Entomology and Nematology Department; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.